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8 September 2015
The curators have jokingly titled the collection the “SHT show” because, they write, when the get together it’s fun. "No politics, no prejudices—just an appreciation of our common interests."
17 July 2015
In the words of a journalist who has resided in Havana since the early 1990s, "They say that when the donation is too large, even the poor become suspicious."
18 June 2015
The First Mesoamerican Community Film and Radio Festival began on June 10 in Oaxaca and will continue on to various countries in the region from later in June.
14 June 2015
Cuba's constitution outlaws independent media. But University of Havana professor and GV author Elaine Diaz is taking a risk to try to roll back those restrictions.
27 May 2015
20 May 2015
During the Special Period in Cuba, rock and heavy metal fans infected themselves with AIDS in order to have better living conditions, Radio Ambulante reports.
12 May 2015
Marco Rubio is one of the most-watched Republican candidates because of what he represents to a new generation of Latinos, but he has a number of hurdles to overcome.
15 April 2015
The Summit of the Americas shined a spotlight on the political divisions that characterize Cuban civil society inside the country and abroad.
8 April 2015
Renting out rooms is nothing new to Cubans, who have been doing so as an additional source of income for more than two decades.
19 February 2015
18 February 2015
12 February 2015
The article about Reynaldo Villafranca, who died of malaria, offered a human take on Cuban medical internationalism beyond the official narrative of heroism. Such honesty didn't sit well with everyone.
9 February 2015
4 February 2015
2 January 2015
27 December 2014
"Cuba is not a computer in which you can install new software and expect it to work differently," says one prominent human rights advocate.
23 December 2014
20 December 2014
Our author, Robert Valencia, is in Miami, home to the largest community of people of Cuban descent residing outside of Cuba.
18 December 2014
What Wednesday's changes mean for Internet access and mobile telephony in Cuba? There are a few things we can glean from what both leaders have said—and haven’t said—so far.
17 December 2014
Cubans on both sides of the Florida Straits are overwhelmed, elated, speechless. But as both presidents noted, the embargo is codified in legislation that only the US Congress can change.